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CART race number 13 of 15
Sunday, October 6, 1985 at Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey, CA
98 laps on a 1.900 mile road course (186.200 miles)

Time of race: 1:38:56
Average speed: 112.923 mph
Pole speed: 126.283 mph
Cautions: 1 for 7 laps
Margin of victory: 12.72 sec
Attendance: 45000
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1985 CART results   /   1985 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 13   Bobby Rahal Budweiser   (Jim Trueman)March / Cosworth9853484running7022
2105   Al Unser Pennzoil Z-7   (Roger Penske)March / Cosworth9838424running016
3 430   Al Unser, Jr. Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Cosworth9829614running1814
4 39   Roberto Guerrero True Value / Master Mechanic   (Bignotti-Cotter)March / Cosworth9825584running012
51632   Jan Lammers STP / Indeck   (Gerry Forsythe)Lola / Cosworth9713880running010
61220   Bruno Giacomelli STP Oil Treatment   (Pat Patrick)March / Cosworth9720404running08
71555   Josele Garza Schaefer   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth9718654running06
8 24   Danny Sullivan Miller American   (Roger Penske)March / Cosworth9716724running05
91399   Michael Andretti Electrolux / Kraco   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth9614884running04
10 77   Geoff Brabham Coors Light   (Rick Galles)March / Cosworth9514516engine03
11 81   Mario Andretti Beatrice   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Cosworth9414332fire02
121959   Rupert Keegan Scot Lad FoodsMarch / Cosworth854600running01
132657   Randy Lanier Arciero Racing   (Frank Arciero)Lola / Cosworth784600running0 
142498   Ed Pimm Skoal Bandit   (Dan Gurney / Mike Curb)Eagle / Cosworth7413044running0 
152256   Steve Chassey Genesee BeerMarch / Chevrolet7113044suspension0 
16 66   Roberto Moreno Valvoline / Buick Hawk   (Rick Galles)March / Cosworth697760out of fuel10 
17 518   Kevin Cogan Kraco / Wolff Systems   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth6911664off course0 
182124   Dominic Dobson Leader Card   (Leader Card)March / Cosworth6811664gearbox0 
19232   Tom Sneva Skoal Bandit   (Dan Gurney / Mike Curb)Lola / Cosworth527300crash0 
201722   Raul Boesel Break Free   (Dick Simon)March / Cosworth5111664off course0 
212021   Johnny Rutherford Vermont American   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth5011204crash0 
22 961   Arie Luyendyk Provimi Veal   (Provimi Racing)Lola / Cosworth5011204header0 
232536   Dennis Firestone Pace ElectronicsLola / Cosworth456204off course0 
241440   Emerson Fittipaldi 7-Eleven / STP   (Pat Patrick)March / Cosworth4011204turbocharger0 
251176   Jacques Villeneuve Canadian Tire   (David Billes)March / Cosworth176840ignition0 
261871   Scott Brayton Living Well / AutostyleLola / Cosworth56840transmission0 
272719   Dale Coyne Dale Coyne Racing   (Dale Coyne)Lola / Chevrolet26204oil pressure0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Bill Whittington12Arciero RacingFrank ArcieroLola / Cosworth
WDHowdy Holmes33Jiffy MixesGerry ForsytheLola / Cosworth

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
15858  
59657   debris 
669833  
  Percent of race run under caution: 7.1%             Average green flag run: 45.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bobby Rahal13434
  Al Unser, Jr.35362
  Bobby Rahal375923
  Roberto Moreno606910
  Al Unser, Jr.708516
  Bobby Rahal869813

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Al Unser, Jr. 120    
2   Al Unser 117   -3  
3   Bobby Rahal 107   -13  
4   Mario Andretti 102   -18  
5   Emerson Fittipaldi 97   -23  
6   Danny Sullivan 94   -26  
7   Tom Sneva 66   -54  
8   Jacques Villeneuve 54   -66  
9   Rick Mears 51   -69  
9   Johnny Rutherford 51   -69  
11   Kevin Cogan 44   -76  
12   Michael Andretti 43   -77  
13   Geoff Brabham 40   -80  
13   Ed Pimm 40   -80  
15   Josele Garza 39   -81  
16   Roberto Guerrero 34   -86  
17   Bruno Giacomelli 32   -88  
18   Pancho Carter 31   -89  
19   Arie Luyendyk 27   -93  
20   Jim Crawford 16   -104